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Free surface flow

Free surface flow

Free surface flow

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''' The surface can move with the fluid and so must be found as part of the solution '''; How can consider the surface as part of solution?! this topic is depends on flowing of fluid with free surface perturbed by an obstacle.

RE: Free surface flow

Sounds like a homework question, I would think it falls more under fluid dynamics than fluid power so I would recommend refering to a fluid dynamics text. The one we used at university was Fluid Mechanics by Frank White. The chapter of interest would be open channel flow.

GSTP

Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer
UK

RE: Free surface flow

Thank you for providing context, which is always appreciated.

Your PDF confirms that I was correct in my understanding of what you meant.

You have posted this in the wrong forum, this forum is for fluid power not fluid dynamics.

What you are calling "free surface" is part of the phenomenon that we commonly call "open channel flow" in engineering, which is studied in the field of fluid dynamics. I hope that that gives you a good place to start from.

Cheers,

GSTP

Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer
UK

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